1010 Fort Street is a proposal for a 12-storey purpose-built rental complex with ground floor retail space along the 1000-block of Fort Street in downtown Victoria's Harris Green neighbourhood.
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Abstract is selling the property for $2.3 million: https://www.realtor.ca/real-estate/23752588/1010-fort-st-victoria-downtown
And yet some people want to claim the development process is broken. Encouraging property flips should be the ultimate goal, right?
Anyway, I hope somebody remembers the concept for this one and tries to do something similar wherever there's a narrow lot waiting to be repurposed.
A banal, 4-storey shoebox with some faux Tudor accents on the Fort Street side aught to suffice. Call it the Essex, or Suffolk or such and it'll be good to go.
Sounds about right, except it'll probably be named after Queen Elizabeth as remembrance of her passing.
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